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A Complete Spring Cleaning Guide

A Complete Spring Cleaning Guide
  • Chloe Wilson
  • Oct 07 2017

Thorough cleaning of a living/dining room, bedroom, kitchen and bathroom requires a lot of time. In a busy and hectic life, it becomes impossible to get into time-consuming house cleaning chores, especially those who are working professionals. Fortunately, spring cleaning in Brisbane gives you an ultimate way to organise, clean and sanitise your house in less than 3 hours.

It is one of the fastest ways to get the house cleaned thoroughly. Instead of wasting your entire day in cleaning a particular area, you can use smart yet easy spring cleaning tricks to get the job done in a few hours.

Today, in this post, we have gathered a complete spring cleaning guide that will make your work easier and give you a peace of mind.

DUSTING & VACUUMING IS MUST

Dust Your Carpets And Furniture

Dry dust and dirt builds up on carpets, rugs and furniture quickly. This could cause some serious health issues. Therefore, it is essential to keep all the rooms, carpets, and furniture away from the mud, dirt, and grime. Use vacuum cleaners to remove dry dust and other visible containments.
Make a use of feather brush or cloth to remove dust from TV, laptop, windows, and furniture. After that, cleaning your carpets and floor using a powerful vacuum cleaner to pluck all dirt. You can do it twice or thrice in a week – this will take maximum 10 minutes.

Tip: Don’t forget to change the filters and bags of your vacuum cleaners, and also rinse the wash brushes and tubing in a detergent water to get it cleaned deeply.

Clean Fans And Light Fittings

Most of the people skip out the task of cleaning light fittings and ceiling fans. Since they collect most of the dust in the corners, make sure you clean them on a regular basis. Clean the top of the fan and light fittings using a ladder.

Tip: Use soapy water to get rid of tough grime and stains available on fans and light fittings. Use soft hands while cleaning your light fittings.

Window Washing

Make sure you choose a cloudy day to clean your windows. If it is too sunny, then the cleaning solution will dry immediately and leave some streaks on the glass. For effective window washing, make a cleaning solution at home using ½ cup of ammonia, 1 teaspoon of dishwashing powder and lukewarm water. This solution will give your windows a shining look in no time.

Tip: Don’t forget to wipe down the edges and glasses of your windows using a clean cloth or duster because most of the dust gathers in these areas.

Cleaning Air Vents

Dirty air conditioning vents and heating ducts only circulate dust throughout your house – this can be harmful to your health. If you are in a mood for spring cleaning, make sure you clean your air vents and heating ducts using a vacuum cleaner with a soft brush attachment to keep the jammed spaces clean. Use the following steps to clean your air vents and ducts in 10 minutes:

  • After turning off the switch of your heating or air conditioning system, you need to unscrew the air duct covers from the walls.
  • With a use of a soft brush, clean the grates to remove buildup grime and dust.
  • Vacuum the vents thoroughly
  • Clean the grilles using a vacuum cleaner.

Tip: If you can’t rich at the top of the ceiling to clean grilles, use a broom to remove the dust.

Clean Overlooked Areas

We usually forget about baseboards, door knobs, frames, walls, and wall arts when we do cleaning on a daily basis. On your spring cleaning day, you can clean all of them thoroughly. Wash, scrub and wipe down every surface using a dishwashing + warm water cleaning solution.
Since, these surfaces get dirty quickly, make sure you clean them properly. Instead of cleaning these areas regularly, you can clean it once or twice in a week.

CLEANING & SANITISING KITCHEN

Scrubbing Kitchen Cupboards And Shelves

There is no rocket science behind cleaning dirty and messy cupboards, counterparts and other dirty areas of your house. Just roll up your sleeves and start purging up your kitchen. You can start with removing cobwebs, exhaust fans and then wipe down shelves, cupboards, drawers and counterparts.

Tip: Don’t forget to chuck out all the contents from the shelves before getting into the cleaning process.

Clean And Sanitise Sink

Scrub down your sink thoroughly using a white vinegar and warm water solution. It will help you get rid of stains, grime, and dust with ease. Make sure you sanitise it using an eco-friendly sanitizer.

Tip: Sanitise all the taps because most of the germs build up there and chances are high that it can transmit into your body whenever you touch them.

Clean Oven & BBQ

Cleaning microwaves and BBQs become essential when it comes to promoting a healthy lifestyle. Since they get dirty quickly, make sure you clean them thoroughly once in a week. Scrub the surface, side walls, and doors to remove grease, grime, and food residues.
Clean and sanitise your oven with a solution of lemon, baking soda and vinegar. All these ingredients work wonder when it comes to removing bad odours. Keep the solution inside the oven for 3 minutes for better results.

Tip: Try to use natural or biodegradable cleaners while cleaning your oven, fridge and other kitchen appliances. You can also hire Bond Cleaning in Brisbane Company for professional, thorough and affordable spring cleaning in Brisbane. They have the right set of cleaning tools with great expertise to give your house a tidy look, without letting your expectations down.

THOROUGH BATHROOM CLEANING IS PIVOTAL

Sanitise Toilet Seat

A toilet seat is one of the dirtiest areas in a bathroom, which needs proper cleanup. Apart from deep and thorough cleaning, ensure that you sanitise it, both in and out, deeply to get rid of germs completely.
For homemade toilet cleaner, you can use distilled vinegar and warm water solution. This will help you remove stains from the place. Just make sure you keep the solution on the stain for 2-3 hours.

Clean Washbasin, Water Taps, Windows, Shower, And Door Knobs

You can start with door knobs because dirty knobs may transmit germs into your body via your hands. After that, clean and scrub washbasin using a cleanser and scrubber.

Remove Mould From Walls

Removing mould and mildew from walls is one of the daunting house cleaning chores. But luckily, there are some easy and effective cleaning tricks that will help you remove mould in a breeze. Use the following way for mould and mildew cleaning:

  • Create a solution of chlorine bleach and water (1/2 cup bleach 4 cup water) or use detergent powder with bleach for stubborn stains.
  • Sprinkle the solution on mould and scrub it using a stiff-bristled brush.
  • Rinse with fresh water thoroughly and wipe the walls down.

This is how you can clean your bathroom in a matter of 20 minutes

Wrapping Up

Cleaning a house on a regular basis is essential to ensure safe and healthy lifestyle. If you don’t get enough time for daily house cleaning, you can engage yourself in spring cleaning every month. The tips mentioned above will help you a lot while saving both your time and effort.